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By Hugh Whitemore

ISBN-10: 1849434662

ISBN-13: 9781849434669

This compassionate play is the tale of Alan Turing, mathematician and father of machine technological know-how. Turing broke the code in methods: he cracked the German Enigma code in the course of international conflict II (for which he used to be embellished by means of Churchill) and likewise shattered the English code of sexual discretion together with his homosexuality (for which he was once arrested on a cost of gross indecency). Whitemore's play, transferring backward and forward in time, seeks to discover a connection among the 2 occasions. whilst first played within the Eighties, Breaking the Code was once seriously acclaimed within the united kingdom sooner than a Broadway move gained it a raft of awards & nominations together with three Tony Awards, and a pair of Drama table awards.

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